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There are 7 ways to get from Monterey to El Cerrito by bus, subway, train, car, plane, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, BART  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Tyler / Franklin to E San Fernando / 5th Street 55
  2. Take the BART from Warm Springs/South Fremont to El Cerrito del Norte Orange

$12 - $24

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Line 20 bus, bus  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 20
  2. Take the bus from Salinas Amtrak Station to San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Line 20 bus, train  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7 20
  2. Take the train from Salinas Amtrak Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station Coast Starlight

$34 - $61

Drive  •  2h 7m

  1. Drive from Monterey to El Cerrito 121.5 miles

$11 - $18

Fly, BART  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to San Francisco (SFO) MRY - SFO
  2. Take the BART from 12th St. Oakland City Center to El Cerrito del Norte

$152 - $488

Shuttle, line 292 bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Monterey to San Francisco International Airport
  2. Take the line 292 bus from SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St 292 / ...

$53 - $64

Uber  •  2h 7m

  1. Take an Uber from Monterey to El Cerrito 121.5 miles

$160 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Monterey to El Cerrito is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Monterey to El Cerrito is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monterey to El Cerrito. However, there are services departing from Tyler / Franklin and arriving at San Pablo Av:Manila Av via Salinas Amtrak Station and Transbay Temp Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 23m.

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The distance between Monterey and El Cerrito is 94 miles. The road distance is 121.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Monterey to El Cerrito without a car is to bus and BART which takes 4h 5m and costs $11 - $24.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Monterey to El Cerrito, including transfers.

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Monterey to El Cerrito bus services, operated by Monterey-Salinas Transit, depart from Tyler / Franklin station.

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The quickest flight from Monterey Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Monterey to El Cerrito bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monterey to El Cerrito is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2h 7m to drive from Monterey to El Cerrito.

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Map of how to get from Monterey to El Cerrito.
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  • Distance: 94.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Monterey, CA, USA and El Cerrito, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Monterey to El Cerrito via Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7, Salinas Amtrak Station, San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal, and Transbay Temp Terminal in around 5h 23m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Warm Springs/South Fremont to El Cerrito del Norte
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 12th St. Oakland City Center to El Cerrito del Norte
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salinas Amtrak Station to Oakland Jack London Square Station
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Tyler / Franklin to E San Fernando / 5th Street
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Bus from Tyler / Franklin to Salinas Transit Center / Gate 7
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Salinas Amtrak Station to San Francisco Transbay Temporary Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from Monterey to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com
Online Discount
$50
Standard Rate
$55
SamTrans
Website
samtrans.com
Bus from SFO Airport Terminal 2-Lower Level to Mission St & 1st St
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
samtrans.com
Other operators
Uber San Francisco Bay Area
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Monterey to El Cerrito
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$160 - $180
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uber.com
UberPool
$160 - $180
Assist
$160 - $180
UberX
$160 - $180
WAV
$160 - $180
Comfort
$220 - $260
UberXL
$270 - $300
Select
$360 - $400
Black
$470 - $530
Black SUV
$550 - $650

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United Airlines offers flights from Monterey Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are 572+ hotels available in El Cerrito. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Monterey to Monterey Airport is to line 93 bus which takes 35m and costs $2 - $4.

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